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Majors

04/16/14

Kohl’s aims to harness the power of ‘Yes’

Department store chain Kohl’s is embracing the philosophy of saying “yes” with a new brand campaign that launched this month. 

04/14/14

Sterling loses bid to protect its ‘Hearts Desire’

The Trademark Trial and Appeal Board has shot down Sterling Jewelers’ objection to the registration of a trademark the retailer claimed could cause confusion with “Hearts Desire,” a line of ideal-cut diamonds sold at Jared.  

04/14/14

Harry Winston donates $1M to hospital

Harry Winston Inc. has made a $1 million gift to the UCLA Children’s Discovery and Innovation Institute to create the Harry Winston Fellowship Fund. 

04/14/14

Appointments: Tiffany’s general counsel retires

Patrick Dorsey, who has been the general counsel and secretary at Tiffany & Co. for the past 29 years, is retiring. His last day will be May 22. 

04/11/14

Michael Hill’s US comps up, opens 2 more stores

Same-store sales at Michael Hill’s U.S. locations rose 3 percent in the nine-month period ended March 31, the Australian retailer recently reported.

04/10/14

First quarter sales climb for LVMH

Sales in the United States were strong in the first quarter for LVMH, with the luxury goods conglomerate’s company-owned watch and jewelry boutiques performing particularly well. 

04/09/14

Loehmann’s coming back, but just online

Defunct discount chain Loehmann’s is slated to return to the retail scene next month but as an e-tailer only. 

04/08/14

Rio Tinto pulls out of Pebble mine project

Yet another miner is un-staking its claim from the proposed Pebble mine in Alaska, leaving the sole owner of the project to hunt for new partners.  

04/08/14

Groupon makes a commitment to the wedding market

Marketing to consumers who are tying the knot, Groupon launched the “Wedding Shop” Monday, which sells engagement rings, wedding-day jewelry and other baubles associated with the big day at steeply discounted prices. 

04/08/14

Kay giving customers chance to tour Argyle mine

Kay Jewelers has launched a contest that gives customers the chance to win prizes from its “Shades of Wonder” colored diamond collection and a trip to Australia that would include a tour of the Argyle diamond mine.